Porky Pig #89
(July 1979)

Western, 1965 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, April, June, October, and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Barcode
0335009014007
Editing
Del Connell (editor)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90140-907.
This issue has variants:

[Palpitation Peckings] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; woodpecker
Synopsis
Puzzled Porky hears a woodpecker through his stethoscope.
Keywords
puzzlement; stethoscope; tree; woodpecker

Super Posters by R&R Associates (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

R&R Associates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Feather Power (Table of Contents: 2)

Porky Pig / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Joe Messerli
Inks
Joe Messerli
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Porky and Cicero, traveling through southwest territory, take time out to climb Piowa Peaks…
Feature Logo
Porky Pig
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig; two bandits; various circus folks
Synopsis
Porky finds an ancient Native American headdress, which causes him to grow tremendously in size and strength – but only when his intentions are to “do good”.
Keywords
bandits; circus; magic

Two Big Hits (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hostess Snack Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Super Iron-Ons (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Photo-Lith International / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Super Pocket Toy Values (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rocket Racket (Table of Contents: 7)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Lee Holley
Inks
Lee Holley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
…But, Petunia, I always come over on Friday night!
Feature Logo
Porky Pig
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Professor Bunko; three women (unnamed)
Synopsis
Petunia and others fall for a phony investment opportunity on a faster-than-light rocket ship. Porky stows away on the “test drive” and exposes the fraud.
Keywords
hoax; moon; rocket

The Exciting New! Flipit (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Flipit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be The Very First To Own...Fabulous Cartoon Scissors (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Snippys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Cleanup Caper (Table of Contents: 12)

Porky Pig / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Joe Messerli
Inks
Joe Messerli
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Petunia… why are you going to clean up the old school?
Feature Logo
Porky Pig
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; two thieves; two firefighters
Synopsis
Civic minded Petunia decides to clean up an old school building, hoping to save it from the wrecker’s ball. Two thieves are using the abandoned building to store their stolen goods.
Keywords
school; stolen goods

Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Arrowheads / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics; Happy Days / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Lucky Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Last Word in Comics… Dynabrite! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Dynabrite / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A 23rd Century Odyssey Now (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Paramount Pictures Corporation; Star Trek / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Palpitation Peckings]
    Porky Pig
  2. 1. Super Posters by R&R Associates
    R&R Associates
  3. 2. Feather Power
    Porky Pig
  4. 3. Two Big Hits
    Hostess Snack Cakes
  5. 4. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out
    Grit
  6. 5. Super Iron-Ons
    Photo-Lith International
  7. 6. Super Pocket Toy Values
  8. 7. Rocket Racket
    Porky Pig
  9. 8. The Exciting New! Flipit
    Flipit
  10. 9. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  11. 10. Be The Very First To Own...Fabulous Cartoon Scissors
    Snippys
  12. 11. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  13. 12. The Cleanup Caper
    Porky Pig
  14. 13. Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads
    Arrowheads
  15. 14. ["Hey Fonz! Watcha Got?"]
    Gold Key Comics; Happy Days
  16. 15. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Lucky Products, Inc.
  17. 16. The Last Word in Comics… Dynabrite!
    Whitman Comics; Dynabrite
  18. 17. A 23rd Century Odyssey Now
    Paramount Pictures Corporation; Star Trek
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